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Posted on: June 23, 2023



Avelo Airlines announced Thursday it is expanding its service from Brownsville with nonstop flights to Las Vegas.

Introductory one-way fares between Brownsville South Padre International Airport (BRO) and Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) start at $69*. Customers can make reservations at

Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “We are excited to add exclusive nonstop service between Brownsville and the Entertainment Capital of the World. We have been very encouraged by the initial response to Avelo’s arrival at BRO and believe Las Vegas will be an equally popular addition. Going to Vegas and enjoying everything this top travel destination has to offer is now easier and more affordable than ever.”

Avelo’s exclusive twice weekly nonstop service between BRO and Las Vegas begins on September 8, 2023. Avelo will operate the flight on Mondays and Fridays utilizing Boeing Next-Generation (NG) 737 aircraft.

Brownsville Mayor, John Cowen, Jr. said, “This is a momentous day for the Brownsville community. Avelo Airlines’ decision to establish a third route connecting us to Las Vegas not only represents a vote of confidence in our City but also a great opportunity for economic development and tourism. This is an exciting time for Brownsville, and we are proud to see our airport grow.”

Brownsville City Manager Helen Ramirez, AICP, said, “This new route is a testament to the hard work and commitment that the City of Brownsville and our partners have put into developing the Brownsville South Padre International Airport. Enhancing air connectivity is key to supporting local businesses and improving the quality of life for our residents.”

Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport Director Bryant Walker said, “We are pleased to partner with Avelo Airlines in bringing more options for travelers. The new service to Las Vegas will offer convenient and affordable travel for both leisure and business travelers, bolstering our efforts to make Brownsville South Padre International Airport a premier travel hub.”

Avelo will now serve three nonstop destinations from BRO: Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Orlando.

Avelo is the only airline offering nonstop service between BRO and all three of these destinations.

As one of North America’s leading business and leisure destinations, Las Vegas offers something for everyone, including unrivaled entertainment and nightlife, exhilarating sporting events, world-famous hotels and dining experiences, casinos, shopping and more. Beyond the strip, outdoor adventures, family friendly activities, top-rated golf courses and iconic attractions await visitors of all ages.

Avelo was founded with a vision to help its Customers save money and time. Since taking flight on April 28, 2021, Avelo has flown more than 2.5 million Customers on over 20,000 flights.

Avelo serves 44 destinations spanning 24 states. The airline has unlocked a new era of convenience, choice and competition in air travel by flying unserved routes to primarily underserved communities across the country. At least one airport on every Avelo flight is a small hometown airport – making every Avelo journey easier and more enjoyable.

In addition to offering Customers everyday low fares on every route, Avelo Customers can always change or cancel their itineraries with no extra fees. Avelo also offers several unbundled travel-enhancing options that give Customers the flexibility to pay for what they value, including priority boarding, checked bags, carry-on overhead bags and bringing a pet in the cabin.

Additionally, the American-made Boeing 737 jets Avelo flies offer a more spacious and comfortable experience than the small regional aircraft currently operating at most of the airports Avelo serves. Customers who value an advance seat assignment can choose from several modestly priced seating options, including seats with extra leg room, as well as prereserved window and aisle seating. One third of seats on Avelo aircraft are available for At Avelo, every flight is also nonstop. This connection-free travel experience not only provides Avelo Customers with faster and simpler travel, but also minimizes delays, cancellations and lost bags. In fact, Avelo has established itself as one of America’s most reliable airlines. In the first five months of 2023, Avelo has achieved the lowest flight cancellation rate and the second best on-time performance in the U.S. airline industry.

Avelo is distinguished by its Soul of Service culture. The culture is grounded in Avelo’s One Crew Value which promotes a welcoming and caring experience. By caring for one another and owning their commitments, Avelo Crewmembers focus on anticipating and understanding.

 About Avelo Airlines

Avelo Airlines was founded with a simple purpose — to Inspire Travel. The airline offers Customers time and money-saving convenience, low everyday fares, and a refreshingly smooth and caring experience through its Soul of Service culture. Operating a fleet of Boeing NextGeneration 737 aircraft, Avelo serves 44 popular destinations across the U.S., including its five bases at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), Southern Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN), Orlando International Airport (MCO), the Delaware Valley’s Wilmington Airport (ILG) and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). For more information visit or the Avelo Newsroom at

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